Carterette Series Webinars

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Upcoming Sessions

Digital Archiving: A Train the Trainer Webinar
Presented by Oscar Gittemeier, Wendy Hagenmaier, and Michelle Kirk
October 22, 2014, 2:00pm to 3:00pm Eastern Time

The Society of Georgia Archivists, the Atlanta chapter of ARMA International, and the Georgia Library Association present a train-the-trainer session on Personal Digital Archiving. Designed for information professionals from all backgrounds and levels of experience, this session will empower participants to see themselves as archivists of their own digital records and will cover topics ranging from best practices for creating digital records and rights issues in the digital landscape to strategies for storing digital records and emerging developments regarding the digital afterlife. After completing the workshop, attendees will be encouraged to teach the workshop to their users--the public, co-workers, students, etc.--in their own diverse institutional contexts. The end goal of the workshop will thus be to advocate for informational professionals as a source of expertise for assisting individuals (the public, family members, students, corporate employees, etc.) with their personal digital archiving needs.

Oscar Gittenmeier currently works as a Youth Services Librarian with the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System (AFPLS) at the East Atlanta Branch. He has a background in Sociology and Women’s Studies and completed his MLIS with Florida State University in August 2012. Oscar has served on several GLA committees, including AEL, NMRT, and PACE, but making the Libraries Are Such a Drag fundraising calendar for the Scholarship Committee was the most fun! In his free time Oscar enjoys sipping Bulleit Bourbon with a good book on his back deck and connecting with radical librarians who are reimagining the profession.
Wendy Hagenmaier is the Digital Collections Archivist at the Georgia Tech Archives. She received her M.S.I.S. with a focus on digital archives and preservation from the University of Texas at Austin School of Information. Her areas of scholarly and professional interest include personal digital archiving as an outreach and advocacy tool for increasing awareness about the importance of digital archiving in society, the technological and intellectual property challenges of preserving and providing access to born-digital data and proprietary formats, and the puzzles of data stewardship and control in an increasingly terms-of-service-bound world.
Michelle Kirk (CRM, IGP, CIP) is currently a Program Manager and eRecords and Information Governance subject matter expert for Iron Mountain Incorporated. Michelle has spent her fifteen-plus year career in the Document Management, RIM and Information Governance spaces, both in consulting and in-house roles. The breadth of her experience is in Public Sector, Energy and Financial verticals, with a particular focus on electronic records. Throughout her career, she has been able to leverage her interest in electronic information organization, preservation, and governance to help organizations manage their data more defensibly. Michelle has a Bachelor?s degree from Temple University and holds multiple industry credentials including the Certified Records Manager, Certified Information Governance Professional, and Certified Information Professional certifications. In her spare time, Michelle volunteers on her local Atlanta ARMA board and on the ARMA International conference programming task force. She also enjoys cooking, reading and is an avid sports fan.

Archived Sessions

Please visit our archived sessions page to find recordings of previous Carterette Series Webinars.

About the Carterette Series Webinars

The Carterette Series Webinars was named to honor one of our founding members, Pat Carterette.

In June of 2010, members of the Georgia Library Association and the Georgia Public Library Service launched this bi-monthly educational webinar series. The series highlights trends, innovation, and best practices in libraries. The free sessions are open to interested parties from all geographic (and astral) locations. Topics are chosen to be of interest to students and employees from all library types, and each session is approved for one Georgia Continuing Education (CE) contact hour.

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